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15 July 2015

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Re-issuing of Marriage Certificate

Administrative authority: 

Marriage Registry of Civil Affairs Department of Hunan Province   


Requirements in applying for re-issuing  of Marriage Certificate: 

Residents, that lost their Marriage Certificates or have mistakenly  damaged them but, are  still  married  may apply for re-issuing of their marriage certificate at the at their original administrative authorities or marriage registry of Civil Affairs Department of Hunan Province


Documents that are required When you  apply for re-issuing of Marriage Certificate

1. Applicants' permanent residence booklets, and original copies and copies of identity cards (for format of copies, please see the one published by the registry) 

2. identification card 

3. oversea party’s valid identification card  

4. Certificate of Marriage Registration Archive Record produced by the department of  administrative marriage archives department (on the condition that marriage certificate is damaged or in inconformity) 

5. Two 2-inch recent half-length color group photos of the applicants without hat (used for re-issuance of marriage certificate)  


Procedures to follow when  applying for re-issuing  of Marriage Certificate: 


I Acceptance 

1. Applicants fill in the Statement of Application for re-issuance of Marriage Certificate 

2. Marriage Registrar make juration and sign name. 


II Verification 

1. Marriage registration authority shall verify completeness, standard and validity of certificates and papers submitted by the applicant . 

2. Marriage registration authorities shall ask the applicant related status. 

3. Marriage registration authority shall verify marriage registration record. 


III Re-issuance 

1. Marriage registration authority can reissue the marriage certificate to the applicants who accord with requirements above. 

2.applicants who do not accord with requirements above, marriage registration authority shall not reissue marriage certificate and explain reasons to them as to why they will not be issued their certificate.  


Time limits: 

Same day reissue (Marriage registration authority can reissue the marriage certificate to the applicants who accord with requirements above.) 


Fee Standard & State and Municipal Policy Basis 

Marriage Registration Certificate will cost  9 Yuan, in accordance with Notification of Unified Fee Standard Involving People Inside and Outside China issued by China’s State Development Planning Commission(SDPCand the National Ministry of Finance of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and the Notification of Fee Standard of Marriage Certificate issued by Price Bureau and Finance Bureau of Loudi Municipality. 


Processing basis: 

1. The provision of the Marriage Law of the PRC 

2. Marriage Registration Regulations 


Contact Information of Departments 

Civil Affairs Department of Hunan Province

Office hours: Monday—Friday(except for the public holidays)

Tel: 0731-84502080

Address:No.276, Dongfeng Road, Changsha City

Buses: No.112, No.136, No.150, No.302,No.901, No146

Bus Stop: Xiada Long




Don't forget to bring with you registered household residence, identification card and wedding photos. 


Reference Form Download: Declaration for the Reapplication for Marriage Certificate


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